Corriedale initiative

Waimate-bound . . . The foundation stock waiting to load as part of Waimate High School's agricultural programme. PHOTO: RACHEL MACDONALD By RACHEL MACDONALD Ten Corriedale...

Transport firm’s journey chronicled

Long history . . . Author Evan Frew, since retired form the company, with a copy of the book at the printworks. Photo: Supplied By...

Committee is broken – advocate

  By ROBYN BRISTOW The Hurunui District Council has been challenged to withdraw from the Hurunui-Waiau Zone Committee. Rural Advocacy Network (RAN) chairman Jamie McFadden questioned the...

Fisheries campaign condemned by water group

By ROBYN BRISTOW An advocacy group claims North Canterbury Fish & Game is deliberately inciting fear through a campaign that seeks to link a purported...

Could bore water be making you sick?

By RACHEL MACDONALD A government review of water and sewage standards is likely to change the face of plumbing in remote areas, says a third-generation...

Emma comes out swinging

As sharp as they get . . .Emma Shaw enjoys competing in wood chopping. PHOTO: RACHEL MACDONALD By Rachel Macdonald By day, and often by night,...

Biography chronicles JJ’s rich and long life

By ROBYN BRISTOW Writing the biography of Hurunui stalwart John J. O'Carroll has been a pleasure and a privilege, says Rangiora author, Gerald Sandrey. In keeping...

Dairy farm sales subdued, but prices are holding up

By RACHEL MACDONALD It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Charles Dickens' famous opening sentence in his famous novel, A Tale...

Shareholders back irrigation plan

By ROBYN BRISTOW A piped irrigation scheme of up to 9000 hectares on the south side of the Hurunui River has been approved by Amuri...

Horticulture potential excites outgoing water chairman

By ROBYN BRISTOW A move by Ngai Tahu into horticulture on its property at Balmoral, in the Amuri Basin, has exciting potential for the Hurunui...
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